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Cute Muffins!

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Cute Muffins!

Hattie keeps asking me if we can bake cupcakes again. I've learned that this mostly means she will do some stirring and a whole lot of eating cupcakes and frosting. I'm not opposed to letting my kids eat sugar, but I thought it'd be reasonable (and yummy) to temper it with a few other ingredients, so we made these carrot-apple "cupcakes." (It's just a slightly modified version of this recipe from Williams Sonoma.)   1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cardamom 2 eggs 2/3...

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Staying warm, baking cookies.

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Staying warm, baking cookies.

We've been taking advantage of a few quiet winter moments to bake a few batches of our favorite cookies. Hattie's a great helper, she's not really gotten the concept of cutting or frosting cookies yet, but she's pretty good at mixing and very good at tasting. The recipe is from The Joy of Cooking, and it's been my go-to cookie recipe since I was as little kid helping my mom with baking. We always add a few extra drops of almond extract for extra yummy cookies.  Rich Roll Cookies from The Joy of CookingCopyright 2006: The Joy of Cooking Yield:...

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